King Arthur recalls organic flour after test shows Salmonella
If your family uses King Arthur flour for your baking needs, you’re going to want to read this. King Arthur Flour Co. has issued a recall for 6,300 cases of Organic Coconut Flour (16 ounces) after detecting Salmonella in a battery of tests. Unfortunately, the recall was only issued after the flour had been “distributed through retailers and distributors nationwide.”
The tainted flour can be identified by verifying the following label information:
“Organic Coconut Flour (16 oz.)”, “Best If Used By” date 10/25/2018, UPC number “0 71012 10702 5”, and LOT number CF22017E; and
“Organic Coconut Flour (16 oz.)”, “Best If Used By” date 12/04/2018, UPC number “0 71012 10702 5”, and LOT number CF22017E.
If you’ve already purchased these products you will want to ensure they’re not consumed, by either throwing them away or returning them to the retailer from which they were obtained. Consuming Salmonella could lead to salmonellosis, a foodborne illness. Symptoms of salmonellosis consist of diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever. Symptoms usually begin to show within 12 to 72 hours of consumption, and the illness “usually lasts four to seven days.”
Fortunately, so far there have been no reported illnesses from consumption of the recalled flour. If you have questions regarding the recall, you can reach King Arthur Flour’s Hotline at 866-797-9178.
To learn more about the recall, click here: https://bit.ly/2GmVgBY